Friday, June 5, 2015

Planet X

June 5, 2015

The new issue of National Review includes my article on Pluto: We’ll probably find that it’s just another ball of rock and ice. We’ll collect the cold, hard facts about its geology, atmosphere, and temperature. We’ll debate once more whether it’s really a planet. We’ll gain new knowledge about our solar system. As we do, […]

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Unknown Pluto

June 5, 2015

NATIONAL REVIEW June 22, 2015 TO A PLANET UNKNOWN Our first photos of Pluto will end a pleasing mystery JOHN J. MILLER When the astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930, the writer H. P. Lovecraft recognized that this piece of late-breaking news could give one of his far-fetched tales a hint of ripped-from-the-headlines authenticity. […]

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